Police Reports is a sampling of incidents responded to by local law enforcement agencies. It is not intended to be all-inclusive.
— Stow —
Boy had BB gun at school: A Stow boy, 14, was charged with first-degree misdemeanor possessing a replica firearm in a school zone after police said they found him on Indian Trail Elementary School property off Kent Road with a realistic looking BB gun at about 8:15 p.m. July 3. The boy was summoned to appear in Summit County Juvenile Court and released to a parent.
A second Stow boy, 13, with the older boy was charged with underage tobacco possession. He was referred to Stow Youth Services in lieu of filing the charge in Summit County Juvenile Court and released to a guardian.
Operating a vehicle
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Woman charged following crash: A 31-year-old Akron woman was charged with operating a vehicle under the influence of alcohol, blood alcohol content, failure to control and seatbelt following a one-vehicle crash on Route 8 southbound near Graham Road at about 3:45 a.m. June 30. Stow EMS took the woman to Akron City Hospital with a suspected minor injury, said police.
Police said the woman first drove off the road to the right and struck a guardrail, then went across two lanes and struck a concrete construction barrier to the left causing disabling damage to her vehicle. Her BAC level measured at 0.102 percent, higher than the 0.08-percent legal limit, said police.
Garage struck with egg: A Stow boy, 16, was charged with criminal mischief after a woman reported he threw an egg which struck her garage in Salsbury Lane’s 4400 block during the evening June 29. The boy was referred to Stow Youth Services in lieu of filing the charge in Summit County Juvenile Court and released to his mother.
Vehicle window smashed: A man reported June 23 that someone smashed his vehicle’s rear window while the vehicle was in the parking lot of his apartment building in Darrow Road’s 4100 block during the night. Nothing was reported missing and a police report did not include a damage estimate. The man said he did not know who might have done it and police said they did not see any damage to other vehicles in the area.
Monitor knocked over: A Medina man, 42, was charged with second-degree misdemeanor criminal damaging after police responded to a report that the man knocked over and broke a nearly $90 computer monitor at a Steels Pointe Drive hotel June 19. The man was summoned to appear in Stow Municipal Court and released.
Phone purchased: A Clarke Drive man reported June 21 that someone in Texas used his personal information to open a cell phone account last December and then purchased two cell phones, charging them to the account, which had nearly $3,000 owed on it. The man said he did not know anyone in Texas.
Credit card fraud reported: A Hillside Trail woman reported June 18 that someone changed information on her credit card account and then charged purchases to the account. The woman said she was unable to find out how much the purchases were for.
Pallets may have been stolen: An employee of a business in Commerce Drive’s 1500 block reported June 19 that unknown pickup trucks could be seen on security video leaving from behind the business on April 13 and again on May 31. The employee said the trucks, which appeared to be different colors, may have been carrying wooden pallets stolen from behind the building.
Clothing taken from apartment: A woman reported June 18 that someone had stolen clothing of unspecified value from her apartment in Darrow Road’s 4100 block since the beginning of April. Police said they investigated, but were unable to identify any suspects.